Transactional HR Admin Officer

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Transactional HR Admin Officer
Bootle, Merseyside
Contract / Temporary

Sefton RQ845107

Posted: 15th March 2023 16:17
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  • Pay Rate:

    £10.89 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • Bootle, Merseyside,

    L20 3NJ

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Transactional HR Admin Officer

Reference no:  Sefton RQ845107

Pay Rate: £10.89 per hour PAYE 

This opening assignment is for 3 months

The post holder may be expected, from time to time, to work overtime in the evenings or weekends

The purpose of the role is to ensure that THR records are set up accurately, as well as handling queries and assisting with documenting best practice

The THR Officer is expected to take an active part in operational meetings to share ideas, develop best practice, and help maintain an excellent service.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work as a team keeping the recruitment systems and e-bulk records up to date and accurate.
  • Carry out QA checks ensuring work is delivered consistently and to the required standard, within agreed Key Performance Indicators for THR data input, documents issued and personal files/document storage.
  • Regularly scan files/documents and put them onto the network in a timely manner within agreed timeframes.
  • Handle Quality Assurance reports from the Business Support Unit.
  • Maintain personal awareness of work impact on Key Performance Indicators, Service Level Agreements and Service Standards.
  • Maintain confidentiality and security of sensitive data.
  • Comply with current legislation, local policies and best practice.
  • Respond to internal and external THR queries and promoting good customer relations.
  • Be fully competent in handling THR work with support from the Senior THR Officer.
  • Support the drafting and development of local procedures and best practice.
  • Assist with the coaching and mentoring of other THR staff.
  • Maximise personal productivity and accuracy.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:



  1. Numeracy and Literacy skills, minimum level NVQ 2 or equivalent, or demonstrable experience ECDL or equivalent experience.



  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Experience of working in a team and managing own workload.
  3. Experience of quality assuring own work.
  4. Experience of working to deadlines and under time constraints.
  5. Experience of working in a customer focused environment.
  6. Experience of working in payroll operations.
  7. Experience of dealing with ResourceLink or other computerised systems.


Skills & Abilities:

  1. An ability to deliver a high degree of accuracy and E provide attention to detail.
  2. Good written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  3. Ability to establish effective working relationships.
  4. Ability to plan, organise and prioritise.
  5. Ability to think clear y and analytically.
  6. Excellent numeracy skills.
  7. Knowledge and understanding of confidentiality and the handling of sensitive data.
  8. ICT Skills: Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application.

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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Job Ref: Sefton RQ845107
Transactional HR Admin Officer
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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